The Truth About Chips

Last month, AUGI magazine ran an article titled What is The Best Computer for Revit, although the article goes into what management, the ‘superstar’ and the user requires, to be frank some of the advice within was absolutely terrible. The final paragraph states:

openquote..whatever level of workstation The User and The Superstar gets, ensure the best Xeon with the most multicore processors..  

..and get the most RAM above 64GB you canclosequote

If you haven’t noticed yet, I’m a bit of a nerd. I don’t just work in BIM every day with a background in hydraulics design, I also have a background in IT. I used to work as an IT Manager in an engineering firm and I have studied a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) course. Even though I’m no longer working in an IT role, as BIM Manager part of my job is assisting the IT team testing and recommending hardware for various roles within the company. Understanding engineering hardware requirements and purchasing hardware that not only fits those…

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